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Feb 13, 2013 4:30am EST
benedict xvi will address the word world -- world. >> he will lead the ash wednesday mass. >> the pope was supposed to lead a traditional service at church in rome but the venue changed after the pope announced he will retire at the end of the month. the new venue will allow more worshipers to bid farewell to the outgoing pope. this is the first time we are hearing from the leader of the vatican since his surprise announcement. >>> it's likely that it will be his last mass in public. ash wednesday is a day where christians mark the beginning of lent. >>> and even if you can't make it to church on this ash wednesday, you can participate in the tradition. a handful of maryland episcopal churches are taking part in ashes to the street. it's called ashes to go and it will take place at train stations coffee shops and downtown baltimore other public spots and neighborhoods you know well. anyone who wants to will be able to receive a mudge cross of ashes which is a christian sign reef pentence. >>> government officials are condemning north korea for conducting a underground nuclear teght tes
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
to know before you head out the door this morning. pope benedict xvi will meet with a group of parish priests in rome today. the retiring pope is expected to talk about the personal experiences as a young reformist back in the vatican council back in the 1960s. pope benedict will step down on february 28th. >>> senate democrat leaders are expected to vote on chuck hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense. a chairperson believes hagel has enough votes to get past the senate fill buster and be confirmed as the top pentagon first of all. the na plans to hold a news conference today in tennessee to respond to the president's state of the union address. on tuesday, the president called on congress to vote on a package of proposed measures including a ban on a sale of assault weapons and mandatory background check. >>> robin roberts will be on the cover of "people" magazine this week. inside the gma co-anchor talks about the battle with cancer. pick up a copy at newsstands beginning tomorrow. >>> today a collection of love letters between lyndon johnson and lady bird johnson will be ava
Feb 21, 2013 4:30am EST
' case is scheduled for later today. >>> some new rules with electing a new pope to replace pope benedict xvi. the vatican spokesman says the changes could mean that cardinals involved in the voting process could start earlier than march 15th. with the current law, cardinals have to wait 15 days after the pap acy becomes vacant before they can allow eligible cardinals to arrive in rome. speculation mounted that pope benedict may announce a new law allowing the conclave to start on march 10th. >>> time now for five things to know for you on this thursday morning. a new stamp honoring civil rights icon rosa parks will be unveiled in baltimore later today. congressman cummings and other state leaders will join the postal service for that unveiling. this will take place at the museum scheduled for 11:00. >>> plaque history month amtrak is holding a celebration at penn station starting at 11:00 this morning. passengers will see exhibits and learn the unique contributions of african- americans to the railroad industry throughout history. >>> wal-mart workers and their supporters will unveil the
Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
as breaking news. pope benedict stepping down. >> coming up at 5, we will have local reaction to the pope's surprising announcement and this was a genuine surprise. no one saw this coming. also, what's next. >> also ahead this morning a. woman tries to help a homeless guy but gives him more than change. we will tell you how his act of kennedness restored her faith in humanity. a -- kindness restored her faith in humanity. >>> some kid in the area put a spin on a song in the name of education. ♪ hey i am reading and it's amazing ♪ so grab a book. >> you have to get on board with that. >> that's good. i can go with that. students at elementary school in pikesville put together this video parodying the song call me maybe. the reading specialist wrote the lyrics and after three weeks of practice it was released and played during the morning announcement to more than 900 students. >> we just want our students to become more interested in reading, make it fun and interesting. have them think of reading as a fun activity. >> well at last check the video received more than 1200 hits on youtub
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